31st MEU Departs Australia

05/03/2013
05/03/2013: We recently did an interview with Commanding Officer of the 31st MEU.  And in preparation for the publication of that interview, we are posting a couple of background pieces on the 31st MEU. U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit are departing for Okinawa, Japan, after Talisman Sabre…

Republic of Korea Marine Corps Commandant Visits Okinawa

02/07/2013
02/07/2013: Lt. Gen. Ho Yeon Lee, the commandant of the ROK Marine Corps visited Okinawa Jan. 29 to tour Marine Corps installations and discuss training between the U.S. and ROK Marine Corps. Republic of Korea Marine Corps Commandant Visits Okinawa from SldInfo.com on Vimeo.  Credit:III Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine…

Ospreys Arrive in Okinawa as Part of the Dynamic Defense of Japan

10/02/2012
10/02/2012: Ospreys Arrive in Okinawa [slidepress gallery='ospreys'] Credit:III Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installations Pacific:10/1/12 In the first photo, Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 265 MV-22B Osprey aircraft fly from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 1, 2012. The Osprey flies twice…

Combined Joint Exercise Prepares Emergency Responders

05/30/2012
04/28/2012: Emergency responders during a Combined-Joint exercise at the Kin Blue Training Area April 25. The Combined-Joint training exercise was used to increase communication and enhance interoperability with emergency responders on Okinawa to be better prepared in case of real-world emergencies. Combined Joint Exercise Prepares Emergency Responders from SldInfo.com on…

The 31st MEU’s Battalion Landing Team hone skills in helicopter assaults

01/25/2012
01/25/2012: Marines and Sailors with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a helicopter assault on Ie Shima Island, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. As the MEU’s Helo Company, this raid type training prepares the unit for real-time objectives it may face…